Of lenses, horses & portraits

I’ve been in need of a longer focal length macro lens for a while. Today I took delivery of a Sigma 150mm f2.8 APO Macro DG EX; that’s quite a name! Now I usually stick to Canon L series lenses but this Sigma EX has a very good reputation and is quite a bargain at

Gatcombe Park – Festival of Eventing

Last weekend saw the culmination of the Gatcombe Park Festival of British Eventing presented by BETA. We were fortunate enough to be press photographers at the event. The first thing that I must say is that it was a pleasure to be working there, the organisation was excellent and it would be an enjoyable outing

More Infra-Red Photography & Equestrianism

My apologies for having failed to post in over a month, I’ve been a little busy with work. I do however have several posts in the pipe line, so watch this space. Now down to business, Early in May I had my first proper chance to try out the modified Fuji camera in bright sunshine

Eyarth Tarragon

Tamsin has a new pony, Eyarth Tarragon. It was almost dusk when we got home, but I just had to rattle a few pics off in the evening gloom 🙂  (ie. excuse the slow shutter speed of the first picture!)   Click image for a larger view … He’s a 4 year old gelding, just

Saving the Unicorn

It’s a dark, wet & windy night outside tonight; last few nights too. No astrophotography then, and I’m almost up to date with my standard photo processing – that means I’ve had a little time to indulge myself in a hobby that I keep meaning to learn but never get around too – computer aided